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  • When A Community Comes Together

    A snapshot of the many supporters who make the Richmond Christmas Fund possible.

    Posted November 05, 2019 726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Wrapped To Perfection

    On their busiest days, Christmas Fund gift wrap volunteers can wrap up to 80 presents. They could really use your help.

    Posted September 26, 2019 726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • From Theory to Practice

    Olivia Dong spent her summer co-op term with RCRG's Seniors Community Support Services, where she discovered that helping older adults first meant putting herself in their shoes.

    Posted August 19, 2019 8f6c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • A New Experience

    Clara Tang, one of two co-op students to join our team this summer, gives an insightful account of her time at RCRG.

    Posted August 09, 2019
  • Half a World Away

    Jasnique Gill-Nahal recently moved to Richmond from England, and found that volunteering was the perfect way to connect to her new community.

    Posted May 16, 2019
  • A Gift That Keeps on Giving

    Alex Chau, a Gift Wrap volunteer with the Richmond Christmas Fund, explains how the role has helped build his confidence and his resume.

    Posted October 10, 2018
  • Senior Lives Through a Student's Eyes

    Charlotte Choi, a co-op student from UBC, spent a memorable summer working with our Seniors Community Support Services.

    Posted August 28, 2018
  • Stepping Away from Old Age Stereotypes

    Our Seniors Community Support Services department recently celebrated the completion of a yearlong project designed to combat ageism.

    Posted June 15, 2018
  • Hitting All the Right Notes... Child Care Style

    Each May, the Richmond child care community pulls together to organize a huge celebratory event, the Child Care Gala Dinner. This year's theme was "Hitting All the Right Notes."

    Posted May 31, 2018
  • Road Trips and Friendships

    A volunteer and a car. Put the two together, and they can change lives. Our Richmond Better at Home program is proof.

    Posted September 27, 2017
  • A Summer with Seniors

    Crystal Man, our summer co-op student, worked in our Seniors Community Support Services department, arranging transportation for clients. Her contributions, though, didn't end there.

    Posted September 05, 2017
  • A Collection of Defining Moments

    In this blog post, Mikaela Nuval, our summer co-op student, talks about her time at RCRG - her first professional experience and, by extension, her first foray into the non-profit field.

    Posted August 28, 2017
  • Now or Never: Taking the Leap with Youth Now

    For young leaders, our Youth Now program perfectly encapsulates the old saying, "There's no better time than the present."

    Posted August 21, 2017
  • A Guide to Group Volunteering

    Find out how you and your colleagues – or family members, teammates, friends, etc. – can volunteer, and make an impact, together.

    Posted June 07, 2017
  • On Kindness

    Posted April 23, 2017
  • Super Fun Groups and Friendship Soulmates

    The Canadian Mental Health Association is Canada’s oldest mental health charity, making it a pioneer in the country’s diverse and vibrant non-profit sector.

    Posted March 21, 2017
  • Big Brothers, Bigger Impact

    Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver was established in 1978, and Richmond is one of many communities the organization serves. To serve it better, however, Big Brothers needs more volunteers.

    Posted March 15, 2017
  • Her Own Path

    Posted November 07, 2016
  • Unexpected Friendships

    Posted October 25, 2016
  • Not ESL, But A Bookshelf

    Posted September 14, 2016